SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A structure made of glass or of plastic sheeting on a wooden frame
Seedling trays on wire racks with new shoots poking out
Shelving units holding a variety of pots
A raised bed at floor level
Herbs (basil, thyme, parsley, dill, tarragon)
Wooden counters with crumbles of potting soil
Deep pots or long bins (for tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, peppers, zucchini)
A watering can
Hanging baskets full of strawberries and cherry tomatoes
A trowel
A bucket of pulled weeds
Fertilizer
Fruit flies and spiders crawling on the plastic
Sun streaming through the clear roof and lighting up condensation beads on the walls
Tags sticking out of pots to identify seedlings
Yellow and white flowers on zucchini plants
Bags of compost
A handheld broom and dustpan hanging off a peg
A silver kitchen bowl filled with harvested vegetables
Intertwined vines running along the dirt
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TASTES:
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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